GPS Lacrosse Takes 15-1 Win Over Cookeville On Senior Night

Monday, April 29, 2013

GPS lacrosse took a 15-1 win over Cookeville on Friday as the three seniors on the team, Savannah Phillips, Jessie Long and Abby Horton, were honored.

Phillips led in goals with 5. Goalie Raygan Hall had 9 saves on 10 shots for a 90 percent save percentage.

Savannah Phillips:: 5 Goals; 2 Assists, 11 Draw Controls

Addison Brewer:: 3 Goals

Katie Morgan :: 3 Goals, 1 Assist

Haden Gibbons:: 2 goals

Carly Bourne :: 1 goal

Jessie Long :: 1 goal

Coach Caroline Carlin said, "We set out this weekend (the last in season) to honor our program but especially our seniors.

I am very pleased with the unity of this team on and off the field. On the field, we connected by making strong passes in the midfield that ignited our transition. Defensively, our communication enabled us to effectively cause turnovers and regain possession. I look forward to seeing what this team brings to the state tournament."



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